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The most popular restaurant in the world

Author:
Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905
Date:
1901-08-21
Description:
Uncle Sam, labeled "Trade Balance," carries a large tray with many food products that constitute American agricultural exports. Seated around an L-shaped table are representatives from nations around the world, including "China, Asia, Africa, Russia, Germany, England, Spain, France, Austria, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Servia, [and] Norway." Each is demanding food. A sign on the wall states "Cafe Yankee - If you don't see what you want call for it." John Bull, representing "England," sits at the head of the table, holding a long list labeled "Bill of Fare - U.S. Restaurant."
Subject:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), International relations, Commerce, John Bull (Symbolic character)
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o276142
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